Best known for the Gili Islands, these small coral filled islands are famous for their white sandy beaches. The islands offer supreme opportunities for snorkeling and sunbathing. Senggigi is the most developed tourist location on Lombok. Equipped with spectacular snorkeling and breathtaking beaches, it is one of the most popular destinations
If volcanoes are your forte, Rinjani is the highest mountain and active volcano on Lombok standing at 3,726 m. The mountain is a popular trekker’s destination as hikes to the caldera are common. The hot springs on the northern caldera side are rumored to have healing powers.
For the history buffs, Museum Negeri Nusa Tenggara Barat has various exhibits on the history of Lombok along with the geology and culture of the island. The museum is an interesting cultural experience that is worth visiting. Furthermore, tourists can purchase hand crafted native items such as: daggers, basket ware, masks, and silver or gold plated cloths.
Pura Lingsar, the capital of Lombok, is considered the holiest place on Lombok. A large temple complex, Pura Lingasar combines the Balinese Hindu and Wektu Telu religions in one stunning complex. A true testament to history, the Pura Lingsar is a must see.
Lombok is the perfect holiday travel destination for those who are hoping for privacy, sun, and sand mixed with just the right amounts of history and culture. With its numerous beaches, volcanoes and trails, Lombok will not disappoint.